According to our numbers, Islam is the fastest growing religion amongst the Maori populations. It should be pointed out that while we use the term ‘Maori’ in our discussion, the term itself is “an omnibus term for the tangata whenua (people of the land) deployed in settler discourse” (Havemann 1999: 6). Hence, a reference to… Continue reading Islam provides the perfect vehicle for the quest for Maori sovereignty (tino rangatiratanga).
A Muslim slaughterman’s attempts to discredit the New Zealand meat industry have drawn the attention of the country’s spy service. Meat Industry Association members said they were contacted by the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) this week after Ahmed Ghanem, an Egyptian-born halal slaughterman now living in Christchurch, published articles on a British website decrying New… Continue reading Ex-slaughterman’s action threatens meat industry
Here were the first steps of the NZ media to glorify the rebellion against Assad. He is travelling on a Kiwi passport. The passport of choice for Islamists everywhere! See also: The Uyghur Islamic Revolution in Xinjiang Sculptor-turned freedom fighter wants to help oppressed people. A New Zealand man has joined rebels on the frontline… Continue reading Kiwi on Syrian frontline